Family · Life · parenthood · Stay At Home Parent · Uncategorized

I confess…

Since I've been working and going to school for over a year now, I have noticed myself feeling judgmental or resentful toward Jeremy as a stay at home dad. Not a lot, but on occasion, like, when the house is a wreck and Jack has done nothing but eat chips and rampage all day.  In… Continue reading I confess…

Life · Uncategorized · Update

End of Winter Break…

Spring semester kicks off next week, which means I'm on the last leg of my winter break. I have been enjoying a slower pace at home and at work, although I am in no way short on chores, projects, and to-do lists. I did not get as much accomplished during my break as I would… Continue reading End of Winter Break…

Loss · Memorial · Uncategorized

Toki the Man Cat

Toki can best be described as a man trapped in a cat's body, something like Salem the cat on the television series Sabrina the Teenage Witch. Of course, unlike the fictional Salem, Toki did not speak, but we always understood him well enough. Our family will never again know his equal, he was our cat, but most of all… Continue reading Toki the Man Cat

Family · Holiday · Motherhood · Uncategorized

Winter Break

Fall semester is over, and I am presently enjoying the second of two consecutive days off. I was going to wait to blog about my fall semester until after grades have been posted, but decided that I am proud of myself regardless of grades. Like last semester I did not miss any class time or any assignments. But… Continue reading Winter Break

Feminism · Uncategorized · woman · work

The Girl

As some of you may know, I work at a major retail store. My official position is that of a sales floor person. But in recent months I have spent a lot of shifts working up front as a cashier and customer service person. My time up front has been plagued with interesting customer encounters,… Continue reading The Girl

Children · Cold & Flu · Family · Jack · Mom · Motherhood · Preemie · Toddler

End of Summer Cold.

Well, our family's annual end of summer cold has descended upon us. First me, I brought it home from work I'm sure, now Jack. If I'm lucky it will skip over Jeremy and grammy.  Poor Jack is all stuffy with a low grade fever. But he's in a very good mood overall. We're supposed to… Continue reading End of Summer Cold.

Uncategorized · Update


I just realized I never posted my grades on here. Grades are important to my now in a way they never were when I was first attempting college. I'm definitely a late bloomer. A in intro to philosophy. A- in english  1A I'm registered for 3 classes for fall term. I'm taking philosophy 4, psychology,… Continue reading Grades